The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 54 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing HP 15 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 2.65% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 8.01% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 13
Median daily rate £408 £357 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% +164.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £269 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.24%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
332 362 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.68% 33.12% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 229 163
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £620 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 29
Median hourly rate £14.86 £15.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 10 £463 +18.58% 1
Crewe +11 2 - -
Runcorn +2 1 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 18 (40.91%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) HPUX
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) Unix
6 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) SAN
6 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.91%) Citrix
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) Internet
8 7 (15.91%) Firewall
8 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) Change Management
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.64%) Java
9 6 (13.64%) IBM
10 5 (11.36%) MS Office

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) WLAN
6 1 (2.27%) 802.15
6 1 (2.27%) IPv6
6 1 (2.27%) ISDN
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Informix
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.82%) StarTeam
1 3 (6.82%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Introscope
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Mockito
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
1 9 (20.45%) HPUX Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Network Security Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Transition Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) REST
1 4 (9.09%) SOAP
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
1 4 (9.09%) XSD
2 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) JDBC
3 1 (2.27%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.27%) Servlets
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.55%) HP Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Health Informatics
5 1 (2.27%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.27%) Informatics
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) HPUX
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Unix
4 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) AIX
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (6.82%) ArchiMate
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Functional Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) SIEM
7 3 (6.82%) UML
8 2 (4.55%) Line Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.09%) PMP
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView
2 2 (4.55%) SmoothWall
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.27%) Legato
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.55%) BT
8 2 (4.55%) FireEye
8 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Openreach
8 2 (4.55%) Reuters
8 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 2 (4.55%) Xerox